Experiencing Life
The Grape Family of plants and more-detailed information on anaerobic respiration are the foci in the Santa Ynez Valley.
Photo by Neil Weightman

Wine Country

Following the Oregon Brewers Festival in Trip 5, the Santa Ynez Valley in California offers another chance to experience the results of fermentation. The selection of this site, as opposed to the Napa Valley in Northern California, was inspired by the movie Sideways. Plus, this area is on the way to the next site.


Trip Menu
  1. Greater Yellowstone
  2. Southeast
  3. Northeast
  4. Four Corners
  5. Northwest
  6. Heartland
  7. California
    1. La Brea Tar Pits
    2. Wine Country
    3. Monterey Bay
    4. Yosemite National Park
    5. Mono Lake
    6. Death Valley National Park
    7. Ash Meadows NWR
    8. Nopah Range
    9. Joshua Tree National Park
    10. San Diego Zoo & Safari Park
    11. Mission Trails Regional Park
  8. Great Lakes
  9. Southwest
  10. Mid-Atlantic
  11. Alaska
  12. Hawaii
Santa Barbara County, California [34.6oN, 120.1oW]

Wine Country Map


Pop Culture:

  • Movie: Sideways, 2004.

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